BAED - History Comprehensive/Mathematics (Middle)

General requirements for Bachelor's degree: 126 minimum credit hours; overall GPA 2.500; major content GPA 2.500.

History Comprehensive
Content Prerequisites in General Education
POLS 121American Politics3
HIST 100The Human Adventure: World Civilization Since 15003
HIST 535History of Kansas3
ANTH 303World Cultures3
Content Courses Required for Middle Level Content Area
HIST 101World Civilization to 15003
HIST 131History of the United States: Colonial to 18653
HIST 132History of the United States Since 18653
ECON 400Economics in the Classroom Part I3
GEOG 125Principles of Human Geography3
Content Prerequisites in General Education
MATH 111College Algebra 13
STAT 370Elementary Statistics 13
Content Courses Required for Middle Level Content Area
MATH 121Geometry for College Students (offered summer only) 13
MATH 123College Trigonometry 13
MATH 144Business Calculus 13
MATH 300Evolution of Mathematics (offered summer only) 13
MATH 501Elementary Mathematics 15
MATH 502Mathematics for Middle School Teachers (offered fall only)5
Total Credit Hours55
CI 270Introduction to the Education Profession 23
Teacher Education - Middle and Secondary Majors (need a B- or better in all courses below)
Core I - Fall Only
CESP 334Introduction to Diversity: Human Growth and Development3
CI 320Introduction to Diversity: Exceptionalities2
CI 321Introduction to Diversity: Cultural Issues2
CI 325Instructional Strategies, Assessment and Management: Middle/Secondary General Methods1
CI 315Core I Practicum1
Core II - Spring Only
CESP 433Learning Assessment and Evaluation Theory: Evidence-Based Instruction 33
CI 425JISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods I - History/Government2
or CI 425M ISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods I - Mathematics
CI 426JCore II Practicum - History/Government1
or CI 426M Core II Practicum - Mathematics
CI 427Philosophy, History and Ethics of Education3
Core III - Fall Only
CI 412JTeaching Internship I: Middle Level History/Government2
CI 412MTeaching Internship I: Middle Level Mathematics2
CI 417Instructional Strategies, Assessment and Management: Literacy Strategies in the Content Areas2
CI 435JISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content Specific Methods II - History/Government3
CI 435MISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods II - Mathematics3
Core IV - Spring Only
CI 436JISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods III - History/Government2
CI 436MISAM: Middle/Secondary Level Content-Specific Methods III - Mathematics2
CI 461JTeaching Internship II: Middle Level History/Government5
CI 461MTeaching Internship II: Middle Level Mathematics5
Licensure Exams
Praxis II History and Math Content Knowledge Tests
Total Credit Hours47
Additional College Requirements - counted as General Education
PSY 111General Psychology3
ENGL 315Introduction to English Linguistics3
or LING 315 Introduction to English Linguistics
Total Credit Hours6

Applied Learning

Students are required to complete an applied learning or research experience to graduate from programs in curriculum and instruction. The requirements can be met by the following:

Students who graduate from an undergraduate program must experience at least 600 hours of field experience/internship in various classroom settings throughout their specific program. In addition, all initial licensure students must complete the Kansas Performance Teaching Portfolio, which is an action research requirement for licensure.

Official Program Transition Point Requirements:

  1. Admission into teacher education - completed application packet and meet all admission to teacher education requirements as specified in College of Education - Policies.
  2. Admission to teacher internship:
    1. Satisfactory accomplishment of content-area, standard-driven assessments,
    2. B- or better in all professional teacher education courses,
    3. 2.500 GPA (overall, WSU and content), and
    4. Completed teacher intern application.
  3. Exit from teacher internship:
    1. B- or better in all professional courses,
    2. 2.500 GPA (overall and WSU),
    3. Successful completion of all degree requirements,
    4. Final university supervisor evaluation form.
  4. Degree completion:
    1. 2.500 GPA (overall and WSU), and
    2. Meets all degree requirements.
  5. Licensure recommendation:
    1. Passes common assessments,
    2. Passing score on Kansas Performance Teaching Portfolio,
    3. PLT passed,
    4. Praxis II content test(s) passed, and
    5. Licensure application.

Candidates completing this program are eligible to be certified to teach history and mathematics — grades 5–8.